Robert Cornelius Mitchell (June 6, 1935 – April 5, 2020) was an American professional football player. He played as a halfback and flanker in the National Football League (NFL) for the Cleveland Browns (1958–1961) and the Washington Redskins (1962–1968). He was added into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1983. He also served as an executive for the Redskins from 1969 to 2002. He was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas.
Mitchell lived in Washington, D.C. during his later years. He died on April 5, 2020, at the age of 84.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Goldstein, Richard (April 5, 2020). "Bobby Mitchell, Hall of Famer and the Redskins' First Black Star, Dies at 84". The New York Times. Retrieved April 6, 2020.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Bobby Mitchell at Pro-Football-Reference.com